Press Releases

18 May 2021
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) urgently calls on the Government of Israel to enable humanitarian supplies and its staff timely access to Gaza, in accordance with its obligations under international law.
17 May 2021
The Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), Philippe Lazzarini, concluded a four-day official visit to Spain on Friday
10 May 2021
UNRWA joins other UN entities in raising alarm over eight Sheikh Jarrah families, approximately 75 persons in total, residing in the same named neighbourhood of East Jerusalem that are at risk of imminent forced eviction, placing them at heightened risk of forcible transfer.
07 May 2021
During her first visit to Syria from 24 to 28 April, newly appointed UNRWA Deputy Commissioner-General, Leni Stenseth met with Palestine refugees and visited UNRWA installations in Syria.. She met with several Government officials, including Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari, Deputy...
05 May 2021
the European Union (EU) and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) gathered to celebrate Ramadan and distribute tablets for distance-learning to Palestine refugee students in the Bedouin village of Sateh al-Bahr, east of...